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    PERSIA / ASSYRIA. Luristan bronze sword, circa. 1200-900 BC. Long, tapering blade with broad midrib, attached to hollow cast "winged" pommel, rectangular grip with crescentic horns extending down from grip to upper end of blade. Over 26.5" (67.5 cm). In excellent condition, apparently intact and unrestored. Cf. Ancient Persian Bronzes in the Adam Collection (P. R. S. Moorey, Oxford, 1974), p. 56, fig. 28 for a nearly identical sword and hilt.

    From a Northern California private collection.

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    Estimate: $2,800 - $3,500.

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    September, 2011
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